Government and Politics

Published on October 1, 2019 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Kerry got “Swift Boated” in 2004. For Hillary Clinton in 2016, it was her “damn emails.” Remembering those failed Democratic...
Published on September 27, 2019 - Page 10
Democratic presidential candidates are united in condemning President Donald Trump for seeking a foreign country’s help to trash a domestic political...
Published on September 24, 2019 - Page 5
The Democratic National Committee is increasing the polling and fundraising requirements for presidential candidates to qualify for the primary...
Published on September 21, 2019 - Page 12
Elizabeth Warren has enjoyed a heady summer of massive crowds and endless selfie lines as she steadily climbs in Democratic presidential primary...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians and a pioneering journalist who chronicled Washington from Jimmy Carter to Donald Trump...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Facing thousands of cheering supporters in the nation’s largest city, Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren on Monday...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 10
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ashley Arentz is a political unicorn. The 28-year-old Marine from Jacksonville, North Carolina, didn’t vote in 2016, and...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 24
HOUSTON (AP) — An aggressive Joe Biden defended his health care plan against liberal rivals Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in Thursday night’s...
Published on September 3, 2019 - Page 17
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In the back of a West Des Moines brew pub, a dozen supporters of Pete Buttigieg sipped craft beer and wine, scribbling...
Published on August 31, 2019 - Page 9
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats’ plans for virtual presidential caucuses in Iowa and Nevada are effectively dead as the national party chairman...
Published on August 31, 2019 - Page 9
GREENVILLE, S.C. —Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday defended his faulty description of a tale of military heroism and his...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 18
EDITOR’S NOTE: One in a series exploring the stories the 2020 presidential candidates tell about themselves, their families and the origins of their...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 18
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Trump campaign has a message for its female supporters: It’s time to come out of hiding. “There’s a lot of people that...
Published on August 24, 2019 - Page 21
EDITORS’S NOTE: One in a series exploring the stories the 2020 presidential candidates tell about themselves, their families and the origins of...
Published on August 23, 2019 - Page 8
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan on Thursday before touring a Northern...
Published on August 22, 2019 - Page 21
PHOENIX — If former major league pitcher Curt Schilling runs for Congress in Arizona, he said it might be for Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran's...
Published on August 21, 2019 - Page 5
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) —Democrats are still shaken by the 2010 tea party wave that netted Republicans six governors’ offices, flipped 21 statehouse...
Published on August 20, 2019 - Page 17
GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling...
Published on August 17, 2019 - Page 14
DES MOINES, Iowa — In Iowa, Joe Biden tore into President Donald Trump’s moral character, declaring in one of the fiercest speeches of his campaign...
Published on August 16, 2019 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Beto O’Rourke rejoined the presidential race on Thursday nearly two weeks after a mass shooting in his Texas hometown,...
Published on August 11, 2019 - Page 6
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation, including a ban on the type of high-capacity ammunition...
Published on August 1, 2019 - Page 10
DETROIT — The ideological divisions gripping the Democratic Party intensified on Wednesday as presidential candidates waged an acrimonious battle...
Published on July 28, 2019 - Page 3
WASHINGTON (AP) —America’s much-maligned health care system is covering 9 out of 10 people, a fact that hasn’t stopped the 2020 presidential...
Published on July 28, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —Elizabeth Warren became a household name thanks to her prescient warning of what became a global financial crisis. Now she’s staking...
Published on July 15, 2019 - Page 5
Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending Obamacare, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the...
Published on July 14, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON (AP) —Pennsylvania’s message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. Last April, its...
Published on June 28, 2019 - Page 7
MIAMI (AP) — Fiery liberal Bernie Sanders slapped back at his party’s centrist candidates Thursday night in a raucous presidential debate that...
Published on June 27, 2019 - Page 5
MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own...
Published on June 25, 2019 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —Days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives rolled out legislation to cancel...
Published on June 25, 2019 - Page 17
WASHINGTON (AP) —Nearly two dozen Democratic presidential candidates have crisscrossed the country for six months selling their vision for the United...
Published on June 20, 2019 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans are concerned a foreign government might interfere in the 2020 presidential election, whether by tampering...
Published on June 14, 2019 - Page 10
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — During a campaign swing through Iowa this week, Joe Biden mentioned that his family recently dined with former President...
Published on June 6, 2019 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Sanders took his latest fight against corporate America to Walmart’s home turf. The Vermont senator and 2020 Democratic...
Published on June 1, 2019 - Page 12
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —A top Democratic National Committee official got major party backing this week in his challenge to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of...
Published on May 22, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign...
Published on May 20, 2019 - Page 5
MADRID, Iowa — Iowa farmer Tim Bardole survived years of low crop prices and rising costs by cutting back on fertilizer and herbicides and fixing...
Published on May 20, 2019 - Page 12
ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations...
Published on May 18, 2019 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest outside Democratic group said Friday the key to defeating Donald Trump is to focus on pocketbook issues and not fall...
Published on May 18, 2019 - Page 11
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) —Montana Gov. Steve Bullock waited until May to declare his candidacy for president, but he’s wasting no time getting to the point...
Published on April 28, 2019 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —Americans are giving Democrats a clear edge on health care as the 2020 presidential race gears up. Support for Vermont Sen. Bernie...
Published on April 26, 2019 - Page 5
Special to the Press Enterprise HARRISBURG — More than $4 billion has been diverted from Pennsylvania’s Motor License Fund to help pay for the State...
Published on April 10, 2019 - Page 11
HARRISBURG — A bill that would increase legislative oversight of the voting machine decertification process has advanced in the Capitol. It was...
Published on March 29, 2019 - Page 12
WASHINGTON (AP) —Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is breaking bread with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose endorsement in the 2020...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 12
CATAWISSA — A council member wants the bank accounts of the Catawissa Police Officers Benevolent Association brought under control of the borough...
Published on February 14, 2019 - Page 4
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) —Lyndon LaRouche Jr., the political extremist who ran for president in every election from 1976 to 2004, including a campaign...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Montour County plans to borrow up to $2.5 million to acquire and renovate the former Danville Elementary School and turn it into its...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Montour County may qualify for flood mitigation funds to help acquire or elevate properties affected in 100-year floodplain areas,...
Published on January 8, 2019 - Page 1
Press Enterprise staff DANVILLE — Clair R. Heath, Montour County’s chief deputy sheriff, says he plans to run for sheriff in this year’s election...
Published on December 24, 2018 - Page 4
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Jill Mott doesn’t like the tweets. The hard line on the border is too hard. And when asked whether she will vote for...
Published on December 21, 2018 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — For Stephen Colbert and his “Late Show” staff, the best-selling spoof “Whose Boat Is This Boat?” essentially wrote itself. Because...